Wave

Wave: May / June 2010

May / June 2010

Wave is Winnipeg's health and wellness magazine. It is published six times a year by the Winnipeg Health Region in cooperation with the Winnipeg Free Press. To contact the editor, call Brian Cole at 204-926-8144 or email bcole@wrha.mb.ca

The magazine is available at newsstands, hospitals and clinics throughout Winnipeg, as well as McNally Robinson Books and the Winnipeg Free Press. Wave is also available through subscription (1 year $18.90). To subscribe, please contact Tracy Gooley at 204-925-3300 or via email.

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Role of the Region Role of the Region
A letter from the Winnipeg Health Region.

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Province expands Fitness Tax Credit Province expands Fitness Tax Credit
Incentive designed to encourage young people to stay active.

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Celiac disease linked to osteoporosis Celiac disease linked to osteoporosis
Women with celiac disease are more likely to develop osteoporosis in later life, according to new research published by a Winnipeg physician.

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Working it out Working it out
Blue Bomber Doug Brown trains year-round to stay in shape. Here's how he does it.

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Doing it right Doing it right
New techniques for patient transfers help reduce workplace injuries.

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I can see clearly now I can see clearly now
Kelly Langevin recently underwent cataract surgery
to repair damage to his left eye. Here is his story.

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All smiles All smiles
Visits to the dentist help promote oral health.

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Playing it safe Playing it safe
Region and city staff team up to reduce injuries from play structures.

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Hope and healing Hope and healing
Aboriginal Elder Betty Ross provides spiritual care to those in need.

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Bug off! Bug off!
Tips for dealing with ticks.

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Bike, walk, roll! Bike, walk, roll!
Active transportation is your route to better health.

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Food fight! Food fight!
How to nourish your child's appetite for healthy eats.

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